Look no further if you need help choosing a name to represent your sport league or group. This extensive list includes some of the most creative team names, from clever and funny to sophisticated ones.
If you prefer to stick with the traditional route, there are some more powerful and traditional names at the bottom. You can either take a name from the list or use it to inspire you to make your own.
Here are some ideas for team names
These are some of the names we cover:
- Funny Names
- Clever names
- Cool Names
- Powerful names
- Names that are specific to sport
- Names for Girls’ Team
- Names based on food puns
- You can create your own names
- Unique Names
Tip A winning team name is not a guarantee of success. It is still important to practice. Even if you lose, your creativity will be remembered. A boring name will not be remembered by anyone.
The Goal Diggers is a play on GOLD diggers. This name would suit a team that hails from a mining or prospecting town.
Humorous Team Names
|The Untouchaballs||We Got the Runs||Goal Diggers|
|The Agony of the Feet||99 Problems, but a pitch ain’t one||Oedipus, the Motherlovers|
|Sons of Pitches||No Hit Sherlock||The Runs|
|Ball of Duty||Go With the Win||Get Back That Pass Up|
|Keep Ballieving||Blood Bath and Beyond||Off in Church (because no one beats off at church)|
|Win or Drink||Between a walk and a hard place||Staff Infection|
|Hoops I Did it Again||Game of Cones||Chickens of all kinds|
|Chafing the Dream||Fast, but not furious||Granny Smith Apple Gets Run Over by a Reindeer|
|Block It Like It’s Hot||Game of Throw-ins||Single Belles|
|It with Dill||Richard Parker Swims Again||No more debt|
|Koalified bears||Jesus Lizard||Identity Theft is not a joke|
|Goats in a Boat||Boys Who Cried Wolf||Hungry Hippos|
Smells Like Team Spirit is a tribute to the Nirvana song, “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” This name would suit a team from Seattle or Aberdeen or anywhere else in Washington.
Clever team names
|5 for Fighting||Juan||Win Diesel|
|It smells like team spirit||Nacho Average Squad||What’s in a name?|
|Is it your pace or mine?||Team Redundant Team||Chicken Noodle Hoop|
|Furious George||We Won Ton Soup||Lord of the Rims|
|We won Direction||Guns N’ Poses||Bengay for Years|
|You’ll be sore for days||The Bleacher Boys||Proletariats and Bourgeoisie|
|The Dino-Sores||Click here to see the Exercise||Nicki Minaj’s Anacondas|
|Twisted Blisters||Also-Rans||Running on empty|
|No love-love||Bennie and the Nets||This Space was intentionally left empty|
This name, which is specific to basketball, is short and direct.
Use these cool names for your team
|The Beastie Balls||Hell on Heels||Freakin’ Awesomes|
|Slam Dunkers||The Dementors||Bag of Chips|
|No surprises for Team||Slumdog Slingers||Team Zone|
|Triple By Pass||Alley Cats||Foulin Free|
|Minumum Wagers||Miracle Mile||Do or die on the Bench|
|The Black Widows||Spoiler Season||Homerun Hitters|
|Here Comes the Run||Mighty Ducks||You can either sink or swim|
|Mudder Runners||Turf Burns||The Win Sprints|
Avoid boring names!
A boring name is not something that will stick with people’s minds.
Names that are powerful
|Jay Hawks||Men of Steel||Bald Eagles|
|Black Mambas||Phantom Strikers||Black Antelopes|
|Hurricane Hazard||Gator Boyz||The Dark Side|
|Pride of Lions||The Keys to Ignition||Let Freedom Ring|
|Pollution Pirates||Black Anacondas||The Real Slim Shadies|
|Black Buffalos||Eye of the Storm||Thunder Gods|
|Red Demons||The Slaying Ninjas||Head Hunters|
|Crashing Crusaders||The Warriors||Hunters and Gatherers|
|Wolf Pack||Fiery Dragons||The Pistols|
|The Stoney Gang||Amazonians||The Shackled Sharks|
A great team name can result in great chants and excited fans.
Each sport has its own team name
This section contains sport-specific team names. Choose your sport and then choose a name! Continue scrolling 101+ Badass Fantasy Basketball Team Names Why Michael Jordan is Overrated The Top 10 Basketball Players All Time (plus Honorable Mentions).
- Swish Kebabs
- Hot Shots
- Big Net Worth
- 99 Problems, but a Swish isn’t One
- Drilling me Softly
- Pippen Ain’t Easy
- Sky is the limit
- The Traveling Men
- Shooting Stars
- Get Back That Pass Up
- Loose Ends
- No Punt
- Abusement Park
- Easier Said Than Run
- Baby got Dak
- Dak to the Future
- I’ll Take That Quarterback
- Crass Interference
- First and second download
- Nuer Gonna Give You Up
- You Petr Cech Yourself
- One Flew over Lukaku’s Nest
- Alli and Harry: When Harry Met Alli
- Dukes of Hazard
- Kroos Control
- Pique Blinders
- Pitch Please
- One Hit Wonders
- Master batters
- Special K’s
- Bat Attitudes
- The Hitmen
- The Sluggers
- Fielder of Dreams
- Basic Pitches
- You can’t go wrong with this
- Mission Unblockable
- Planet Volleywood
- Everything About That Ace
- All sets are on sale
- Spiked Punch
- Net Results
- That’s what I would do
- We will block you
- To Kill a Rocking Server
- How to Set Your Mother Apart
- There are new kids on the block
- The Inter-Nets
- Block Busters
- Some Spike It Hot
- Pop-Up Blockers
Consider a creative name for your girl power if you are on an all-female team.
Team names for girls
|Chicks with Kicks||Vivid and delicious||Cunning Stunts|
|Final Fourgasm||Gutter Girls||Skillz that Kill|
|Lush Puppies||Queen of Goals||Dropouts for Girl Scouts|
|She-Unit||Elite Mankillers||Female Fatale|
|End Zone Divas||Madam Secretaries||Pretty in Pink|
|Multiple Scoregasms||Killer Cats||Anne Ballin’|
Names based on food puns
|Avo-Cardio||Eliminate the Beet||Everybody Loves Raisins|
|Egg-cellent Team||Shawty, It is Sherbert Day||How I Met Your Melons|
|Ketchup If You Can||Wanna Pizza Us?||Butter Back|
|Every day we’re Brusselin||Green Eggs and Ham||Nacho Average Squad|
|Darth Taters||Chips and Guac||Big Dills|
|Curry on, Keep Calm||Soy Milk||Too Much Mustard|
Fans need a reason to support their team, so a good name is a foundation.
How to come up with original names
- Pick an animal or strong symbol: Select a wild animal that is strong or a brave profession such as a knight, warrior, or ninja.
- Choose an adjective: The most popular adjectives are colors. However, you can also use bellicose adjectives or adverbs such as fighting, rioting and so on.
- Use a pun. If you have an inside joke, use it. You can also make a pun using a regular name, and then change one word into a funny term. You can, for example, choose something like The Soaring Eagles and then change Soaring to “soreing” as you’ll get sore from the practice.
You can create your own names
Below is a table that lists descriptive words for team members. You can choose one or more of these words and pair it with one from the second table. This list lists common mascots used in schools throughout the United States.
Select one or two descriptive words
Mascots: Pick One
- The Red Roaring Chargers
- The Mighty Mustangs
- The Fiery Amazonians
- Flying Gold Coyotes
You are free to create your own descriptions or mascots!
You can make your team stand apart, win or not.
Unique Team Names
|The Secret Ingredient||Staying Afloat|
|Run like the Wind||Keep Your Head Up|
|Your Humble League Champ||Chunky Monkees|
|Seoul, South Korea||Burn Notice|
|The Pokeymoms||It’s not just a team, it’s a lifestyle|
|Worcestershire Sauce||The Drifters|
|Quartzy Muzjiks||We have the cleats|
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